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RISC-V Workshop Taiwan Slides Now Available

The RISC-V Foundation has published slides from the RISC-V Workshop Taiwan, which took place earlier this month as a means of showcasing the ecosystem and highlighting both ongoing and future projects. “RISC-V Workshop Taiwan showcased the open, expansive and international RISC-V ecosystem, highlighting current and prospective projects and implementations that… Read More
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Microsoft Opens Zipline Hardware-Implementable Compression Algorithm

Microsoft’s cloud computing division, Azure, has announced the release of its hardware-implementable compression algorithm Project Zipline under a permissive licence, as part of the Open Compute project (OCP). “Microsoft’s Project Zipline compression algorithm yields dramatically better results, up to 2X high compression ratios versus the commonly used Zlib-L4 64KB model,”… Read More
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Calista Redmond Named as RISC-V Foundation CEO

The RISC-V Foundation has announced the appointment of IBM alumnus Calista Redmond as chief executive officer, taking over from interim chief Martin Fink. Calista Redmond’s work history includes 20 years of senior-level management and alliance experience at companies including Affinity Lab and Articulated Impact, including 12 years at IBM where… Read More